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Washington County Hospital Hosts Spring Health Fair

    WCH Nurse Deb Holle takes a finger stick to test blood glucose at the Washington County Hospital spring health fair, held on Wednesday, May 10, all through the hospital. There were free tests like the one Holle was performing available, along with plenty of vendors present, and a selection of blood tests available as

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Washington County Hospital Honors Women’s Auxiliary

            Washington County Hospital Women’s Auxiliary members.     Washington County Hospital and Medical Group hosted an annual luncheon that honored the WCH Women’s Auxiliary members for their dedication and service to the hospital.     Thirty-six members were present for the luncheon.     Nancy Newby, CEO presented each member with a small gift. WCH

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Two Sentenced To D.O.C. During May

Daniel S. Birchard, LEFT, and Frank V. Falcone, RIGHT.     The office of Washington county State’s Attorney Daniel Bronke has released information on two men who received sentences of time in jail during the month of May, Daniel S. Birchard and Frank V. Falcone. Birchard, 35, of Addieville, Case 2016-CF-127, originally pled guilty to the

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Okawville Man, Schwankhaus, Killed In Wreck Monday Morning

A single vehicle accident early Monday morning has left one man, Justin Schwankhaus, 21, of Okawville, dead. At 3:13 a.m. on Monday, May 29, the office of the Washington County Coroner was dispatched to the scene of a single car accident on Illinois State Route 160 approximately 3 miles west of Addieville. Schwankhaus was pronounced

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One Hospitalized After Crash On 127 And DuBois Blacktop

At approximately 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, there was a two vehicle accident at the intersection of IL-127 and DuBois Blacktop, which resulted in serious injuries for one of the drivers,  Audreyana C. Jagger, a 26 year old female of Baltimore, Ohio. Jagger was driving a 2006 Toyota Camry southbound on IL-127. At the

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Sheriff’s Report – May 31, 2017

May 29 A Washington County Deputy responded to I-64 for a possible domestic disturbance. A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy spoke with a resident of New Minden in reference to a civil matter. A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to rural Addieville, IL for a report of a single car accident on State Rt. 160 near

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Washington County Hospital Hosting 5K And Fun Run June 10

Washington County Hospital will be hosting a 5k and Fun Run on June 10 at the Washington County State Recreation Area and Lake. The 5K starts at 8 a.m., and registration costs $25. The ½ Mile fun run, for kids ages 10 and under, will begin following the 5k. Registration is $20. Early registration ended

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Nashville Middle School Fifth Graders Finish Adopt-A-Pilot Program

    On April 22, the Nashville Middle School 5th grade wrapped up their Adopt-a-Pilot class with a field trip to the Southern Illinois Airport and the SIUC Aviation facilities. The students toured the airport, looked at airplanes and got to fly a flight simulator. Southwest Pilot and SIU Alum John Hallock accompanied the students.

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Busy, Busy Band

    Steve Browne conducts NCHS Musicians through a medley of the songs of the various branches of the U.S. Armed services at the Nashville Memorial Day observances. NCHS Musicians will be back at the park on Thursday, June 1, to kick off the summer concert series there. By Alex Haglund     The NCHS Music Department

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